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reg 1.51 educators signing off and on the floor
Thanks Lorina. Some good ideas. It's just OSHC is so much less structured than LDC with parents coming and going from 3.30 right up till 6pm and the regulations...

'Working towards' pay rate
You're welcome!
Let me know how it goes or if you need any further information!

Getting experience as a new graduate ECT
Some links you might find helpful:

Career change to childcare
I swapped over from being a highschool teacher to work in early childhood, as an early childhood teacher.
One of the things that I noted is that in comparison...

Under the roof ratios
I received this response from the Departement Of Education and Training regarding "under the roof" guidelines...
The Department of Education, Training...

Activities to improve children memory power?
Having a great memory can help your child do better in learning, perform well in school, and achieve better grades. Memory retention is a complicated process....

Program ideas for OSHC/Vac care for clients with ASD
Graffiti wall - Stick some blank paper on a wall and turn it into a 'graffiti wall'. You can also paint a wall with blackboard paint or put up a big white...

Qualifications in the rooms
What are the ratios in the rooms? Are there any qualified educators working with the trainees? Are you doing documentation as a diploma educator?

ratios and family grouping
If children are bored they are more likely to run wild and this is when accidents occur. During family grouping, in the same room as the babies separate...

Cleaning up toilet training children on the toilet
So I assume that the children are older... and they should all be in undies?
Standing up changes are quick however not so much if the child has soiled...

Gender, Sexuality, Culture Affect Their Susceptible To Abuse
Hi Lorina I have a new Q too......
Why is it important for you / Educator to participate in a Self- Assessment?
I did answer the question.
However the...

Work Legally and Ethically
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Outdoor Supervision
Hi guys
I was wondering if anyone could help with this question?
When supervising in an outdoor environment, list five (5) factors that need to be considered?

CHC30113 Culture cluster quiz
Hi guys i need help with this question on my quiz please:
1 Read the fact sheet "Including Aboriginal Australia in your service" (PDF 1.2MB) and select...

CHCDIV002 - Impact of ATSI Cultural and Historical Factors
Stolen Generation
Meaning Of Land
ATSI Culture
Hope this helps!

Contribute to and promote effective work practices and effective workplace relations
I desperately need some help with this on too

Design a simple menu for one day’s meals in a child care facility
Help! I have been giving the following assignment question and I just need to know if i'm on the right track. Any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated....

CHCECE007 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
I'm also stuck on these two...
In a short paragraph for each, explain how you would react to these situations:
- Recently the weather has been rather hot....

Legal Requirements For Mandatory Reporting
1)Anti Discrimination
2)Dignity Of Risk
3) Laws and Regs
4) Declaration Of Human Rights
Hope this helps!

CHCECE001 - How The Australian Government Is Achieving Awareness Through Closing the Gap Plan
I found this, does it help:
Implantation Plan For ATSI Health Plan

I have received a First and Final Warning =(
It was a complete misunderstanding between you and the other Educator. The other Educator shouldn't have told you that the child left when they didn't...

Hi New to the Forum
Hi Janica,
Welcome to the forum! I'm Lorina! :wave:
Great to hear that you have joined the Diploma! It's definitely a career change for you coming from...

Making claim to Fair Works
Even if you are employed as an assistant if you have your Diploma Qualification you should be paid at a minimum Level 3.4. A room leader with a Diploma...

My Photos won't go into my templates
What Template are you trying to add images in?
To confirm this problem of the images going into the background, is occurring when you are adding images...

importance of job roll
There are such types of work where the execution of well-planned instructions and there is a guarantee of a better result. Especially when it comes to...

pregnency queries while working in a childcare.
Firstly congratulations!
The following sites have a lot of helpful information and answer most of your questions:

what is family daycare- in pictures
What is family daycare?
Family day care is approved child care that truly focuses on each individual child’s development, while providing high quality...

Starting a fdc - what you need
The area you use for fdc has to be suitable for the number, ages and abilities of children you will have.
A very small area is not acceptable unless you...

Family daycare fees
For care outside core hours such as overnight etc the hourly fee will usually be more per hour.
The amount could be between $1-10.00 or maybe more, it...

Natural play, open ended learning and diy resources in FDC
The focus on natural play and open ended learning has made finding resources a lot easier because you don’t need to have a large number of toys. With some...

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